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Parody in Jewish Literature Volume 2 (Paperback) Loot Price: R459 Discovery Miles 4 590
Parody in Jewish Literature Volume 2 (Paperback): Israel Davidson
Parody in Jewish Literature Volume 2 (Paperback): Israel Davidson

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Parody in Jewish Literature Volume 2 (Paperback)

Israel Davidson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 Excerpt: ...of the reading public, the faults of the people and the proper remedies. The editor must hold himself responsible for the welfare of his public, and must have the courage to speak his views freely, unmindful of the opposition that may be provoked, and must persist until he gets a hearing. He must be awake to all that is going on about him, must be moderate and tactful and must possess the gift of gathering about him a faithful band of able writers. The contributors, on the other hand, must not be mere phrase-makers, but men of learning and of high purpose, who have ideas and know how to express them. Then the public, on its part, must show its appreciation of the vast labors of the editor and contributors. And if in addition to all these, there be harmony and unity of purpose among the editors of the different journals, the power of the press would be unlimited. Unfortunately, however, Hebrew Journalism, in his opinion, has become a prey to ignorance. Men of limited knowledge and narrow views, neither gifted by nature nor equipped by training for literary work, have been at the helm of journalism. Flattery has become the current coin with which editors pay their contributors, while among the editors themselves there is constant warfare instead of harmony. "The Holy One, blessed be He"--says the parodist--"saw that if all the editors would stand by one another and counsel one another they might destroy the world with their power of speech, and Israel would turn out a new being. But this generation is not worthy of such an event. What did the Holy one, blessed be He, do? He moved them with hatred towards one another. The Ha-Maggid prosecutes the HaLebanon, and the Ha-Lcbanon vexes the Ha-Maggid, both abuse the HaSitahar. The Ha-Mcliz denounces ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Israel Davidson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 76
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-51081-2
Barcode: 9781130510812
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-51081-6

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